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Chilton County
Alabama

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Chilton County

Index to Locations

  • Clanton Chilton Memorial Gardens
  • Clanton Clanton Cemetery
  • Verbena Verbena Cemetery


    Chilton Memorial Gardens
    Clanton, Chilton County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Benton Atkinson, Sr. (1890-1964) — of Clanton, Chilton County, Ala. Born in Coosa County, Ala., August 10, 1890. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1920. Died May 3, 1964 (age 73 years, 267 days). Interment at Chilton Memorial Gardens.


    Clanton Cemetery
    Clanton, Chilton County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      Lewis Henry Reynolds (1864-1944) — of Clanton, Chilton County, Ala. Born in Macon County, Ala., October 16, 1864. Republican. Probate judge in Alabama, 1910; candidate for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1920; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1924; Alabama Republican state chair, 1925-28. Died December 19, 1944 (age 80 years, 64 days). Interment at Clanton Cemetery.
      Alfred S. Baker, Jr. (1828-1896) — of Clanton, Chilton County, Ala. Born in Darlington District (now Darlington County), S.C., March 16, 1828. Member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1860. Died in Clanton, Chilton County, Ala., February 9, 1896 (age 67 years, 330 days). Interment at Clanton Cemetery.
      Napoleon Strock Johnson (1883-1940) — of Clanton, Chilton County, Ala. Born in Isabella, Chilton County, Ala., August 14, 1883. Democrat. Physician; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1936. Died in Clanton, Chilton County, Ala., August 30, 1940 (age 57 years, 16 days). Interment at Clanton Cemetery.
      Percy McGraw Pitts (1890-1943) — also known as Percy M. Pitts — of Clanton, Chilton County, Ala. Born January 28, 1890. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died November 19, 1943 (age 53 years, 295 days). Interment at Clanton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John S. Pitts (1862-1916) and Ada (McGraw) Pitts (1868-1947); married to Myrtle Reynolds Pitts (1897-1984).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Myrtle Reynolds Pitts (1897-1984) — also known as Myrtle Reynolds; Mrs. Percy M. Pitts — of Clanton, Chilton County, Ala. Born in Chilton County, Ala., October 17, 1897. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Alabama, 1945-56; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1948, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1956. Female. Died February 19, 1984 (age 86 years, 125 days). Interment at Clanton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of William Archie Reynolds (1870-1961) and Susan Lenora (Ware) Reynolds (1872-1968); married to Percy McGraw Pitts (1890-1943).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Verbena Cemetery
    Verbena, Chilton County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      Francis Gordon Caffey (1868-1951) — also known as Francis G. Caffey — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Verbena, Chilton County, Ala. Born in Gordonsville, Lowndes County, Ala., October 28, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1917-21; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1929-47; took senior status 1947; senior judge, 1947-51. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Verbena, Chilton County, Ala., September 20, 1951 (age 82 years, 327 days). Interment at Verbena Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Hugh William Caffey and Alabama (Gordon) Caffey.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial


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